MGT-589 / 30 credits

Teacher: Profs divers *

Language: English


Summary

Research-oriented project in SMT, carried out during a 25-week-internship in industry, and upon which the student writes a master thesis. In certain circumstances, the PdM can be carried out during a mandatory period of 17 weeks in one of the three academic institutions UNIL-HEC, IMD or EPFL.

Content

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course, the student must be able to:

  • Apply scientific, technical and organisational knowledge as appropriate to the context
  • Formulate and deal with complex subjects in a critical, independent and creative way
  • Develop an individual research project
  • Develop expertise in a specific research or industrial area
  • Compose a written scientific report
  • Present (orally) a project to a scientific audience

Transversal skills

  • Set objectives and design an action plan to reach those objectives.
  • Plan and carry out activities in a way which makes optimal use of available time and other resources.
  • Use a work methodology appropriate to the task.
  • Communicate effectively, being understood, including across different languages and cultures.
  • Take feedback (critique) and respond in an appropriate manner.
  • Manage priorities.

Assessment methods

Master thesis with final presentation, followed by an oral presentation (test).

In the programs

  • Semester: Spring
  • Exam form: Oral (summer session)
  • Subject examined: Master project in sustainable management and technology
  • Project: 900 Hour(s) per semester

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